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2014-04-08 08:30:47

IRVING, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company, announced the availability of new National Group Buys for the second quarter that enable health care organizations to save up to 82 percent on capital equipment purchases. Novation, which serves the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association, and Provista, LLC, has helped hospitals save over $720...

2014-04-02 12:32:28

IRVING, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, LLC, recognized 27 suppliers for excellence in 2013. The awards were presented yesterday during Novation's annual Supplier Summit. In addition to recognizing health care suppliers in several categories, Novation also honored PNC Bank with the third annual Mark McKenna award for...

2014-03-20 08:30:35

Novation only company in health care group purchasing space to earn both World's Most Ethical Companies and Ethics Inside® Certification honors three years in a row IRVING, Texas, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association, and Provista, announced that it was recognized as...

2014-02-24 16:25:12

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced today that Russell F. Lewis has been appointed senior vice president and chief information and technology officer. In this new role, Lewis will lead VHA's Technology and Development department and will oversee all projects related to the acquisition, installation and maintenance of major information systems and technology initiatives across VHA's family of companies. "I am pleased that...

2014-02-05 12:28:43

National nonprofit recognizes VHA with prestigious national award for community improvement efforts IRVING, Texas, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA, Inc., the national health care network, announced today it has received the 2013 Distinguished Service Citation from Keep America Beautiful for its community improvement efforts. VHA was nominated for the national award by Keep Irving Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful. The award was presented on...

2014-01-08 08:29:17

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care membership network, has named Anna Fox as senior vice president and executive officer of VHA Central. In her role, Fox oversees the strategy and operations for the four-state region covering Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. She also guides program development and services to help members achieve their clinical and operational goals. "Anna has an outstanding background in supply chain and group...

2014-01-06 12:29:02

Significant quality and patient safety improvements achieved by the nearly 200 participating hospitals IRVING, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national network of not-for-profit health care organizations, announced that its Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) will continue its quality improvement efforts to reduce hospital-acquired conditions by 40% and reduce readmissions by 20% for an additional year. VHA's HEN, part of the federal Partnership for Patients initiative, is the...

2013-12-18 08:27:12

VHA's unique mapping and sharing of hospitals' leading practices helps increase quality of care while reducing costs IRVING, Texas, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, published its 200(th) Leading Practice Blueprint representing a milestone in knowledge sharing. The blueprints are available to members on the VHA IMPERATIV(®) portal. The blueprint, a proprietary VHA methodology, highlights leading practices at individual hospitals through detailed,...

2013-12-04 08:30:32

Expert panel to discuss implications for hospitals during free December 11 webcast IRVING, Texas, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, is sponsoring a free webcast on Wednesday, Dec. 11 highlighting the Food and Drug Administration's final rule on unique device identification and its implications for hospitals. "The final UDI rule - the clock is ticking!" will be presented from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. ET as a part of VHA's Supply Chain Education...

2013-10-25 12:24:30

Award Recognizes Outstanding Employers in the Healthcare Industry on a National Level IRVING, Texas, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced it has been named for an unprecedented sixth time on Modern Healthcare's annual list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The Best Places to Work in Healthcare awards recognize employers for their outstanding performance in economic development, employee retention and satisfaction. VHA is a national network of not-for-profit healthcare...